Gary Cunningham sees his new role at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as a good fit for both his professional background and his interests.
He worked as a private-practice attorney specializing in real estate, finance, construction and corporate law. He served as general counsel for the development of the $300 million St. Louis convention center, home to the St. Louis Rams football team. He also worked for a construction firm in St. Louis.
And most recently, he spent about a year at the U.S.